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Someone explain it to me...

Maybe the book has been recommended to you over and over again. Or it's a classic. But every time you try to read it, it bores you, angers you, or fails to capture your interest.

Luckily, there's someone out there willing to praise this book enough to make you try again. For everything from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Harry Potter.

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